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A Summer Day

Wake up to bird song, or waves or whispering pines.  Open your eyes to the dawning of a new day, and wander toward voices when you are ready for company of the community. 264 more words


Unpack the Shame from your Suitcase

It’s summertime and for most of us that means long-awaited vacations, time on the beach, family reunions, summer gatherings etc. What this also means is that there are millions of people out there who are letting the joy of their events be eclipsed by the shame they feel about their body heading in to it. 587 more words


#mindfulness #meditation #justdoit

I have returned to the city buzz after a silent weekend retreat at a hill-residing buddhist monastery, surrounded by forest, overlooking valleys, sharing the trees and earth with national park. 542 more words


Bits of Astonishment

About a month ago, we pulled into the driveway after a great five days up along the north shore of Minnesota, still reveling in the tonic that is Lake Superior, anticipating a low key few days of unpacking before returning to the usual work schedule.   993 more words


Heidi Barr reblogged this on Embody Abundance .

How rich is YOUR life?

Life is continually reminding me to take a closer look to the present moments I find myself in. Whether “doing another chore” or “just another day at work,” I’m learning that I can find the love and the beauty and the pure, innocent joy of… 226 more words


When a place starts to call your name

I have been to places before that have sent me away
Places that unfurl feelings that are strong
These places I left
not looking back; 102 more words

Mother Superior

Though its waters are fresh and crystal, Superior is a sea. It breeds storms and rains and fogs, like a sea. It is cold in mid-summer as the Atlantic.

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